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Warriors force Game 7 with blowout win over Rockets

The Houston Rockets can advance to the NBA Finals for the first time since the 1994-95 season with a victory here. Houston holds a 3-2 lead in the series. By getting Golden State to the NBA Finals, and helping them win back-to-back games for the first time in this series against a gifted Rockets' team , those doubts can be erased. Read More »

Arsenal remain interested in Jean Michael Seri with Unai Emery in charge

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Reinforcements in defence - particularly in the middle - are also needed, while a new central midfielder wouldn't go amiss. The Italian report claims that the Spaniard's preference is to sign 21-year-old Pellegrini, but it can't be ruled out that Arsenal will attempt to sign both this summer as they look to bolster their midfield ranks. Read More »

Warriors' Iguodala ruled out of Game 6 vs Rockets

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In an National Basketball Association conference playoffs year that has been full of drama, the Houston Rockets' 98-94 victory over current champions the Golden State Warriors on Thursday certainly cranked it up on an otherwise placid primetime. Read More »

Rashid Khan and Khaleel Ahmed, the Tom and Jerry of Sunrisers Hyderabad

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Ambati Rayudu has emerged as the highest run-getter for CSK in this season up until now and can be expected to continue in the same fashion to see his team through. Their opponents Chennai Super Kings are in the final in their first season back after serving a two-year suspension. It's the big one, the IPL final, Chennai Super Kings v Sunrisers Hyderabad , MS Dhoni v Kane Williamson - watch it unfold from 2pm on Sunday on Sky Sports Mix and via the red button on Sky Sports Cricket. Read More »

Mohamed Salah's Injury Might Prevent Him from Participating in the World Cup

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Anfield's Egyptian King has scored 44 goals in all competitions this season - including TEN in Europe - and completed a clean sweep of Player of the Year awards after a sensational debut campaign in a Reds shirt. Carvajal appeared to aggravate his hamstring while trying to backheel the ball up the right wing to Cristiano Ronaldo on the overlap. Ronaldo, meanwhile, argued that he is "completely different" to Salah and should, therefore, not be compared to him. Read More »

Liverpool working with fans after three charter flights cancelled

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He told the Press Association: "Worldchoice Sports had been stalling on giving us e-tickets and exact departure times and it's become clear why that was the case, now finally they've said we've cancelled it". Jan Oblak at Atletico Madrid would fit the bill and give Liverpool one of the top five keepers in the world, while the Roma keeper Alisson Becker is another who would be an upgrade. Read More »

Manchester United & City reportedly make play for Fred

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However, in Fred's case, United could take advantage of Brazil's presence in England next week to complete a medical should the transfer progress positively. United to sign backup striker? Mourinho needs to strengthen his squad if United are to compete with the likes of Manchester City for top honours next season and a new right-back is a priority. Read More »

'Madden NFL 19' special edition cover to feature Terrell Owens

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Madden NFL 19 rushes onto Xbox One and PS4 on August 10. Custom draft classes will also be added to Connected Franchise mode, so you'll be able to mix players from National Football League past and present. Schemes are also linked to a new intuitive progression system, based on authentic positional archetypes, that give virtual coaches the tools and the big decision to either win now or build their squad for the future. Read More »

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert named to NBA All-Defensive First Team

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Gobert and Davis, both 25, are finalists for the NBA Defensive Player of the Year award. Lillard earned his first selection to the All-NBA First Team . He set a new career high in assists (9.1 per game) and tied his best mark for rebounds (8.6), all while averaging 27.5 points per game. Horford, 31, has played 11 National Basketball Association seasons since leaving Florida after his junior season. Read More »

Red Sox trying to protect against grievance from Hanley Ramirez?

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Since joining the Red Sox in 2015, the Dominican native has hit.260/.326/.450 in 431 games. There was speculation was that the Red Sox would designated Blake Swihart to make room for Pedroia. He received a standing ovation when he came up with the bases loaded and two outs in the first. Moreland is batting.311 with seven home runs. He was 1 for 14 in his five-game rehab assignment at Triple-A Pawtucket, prompting Cora to joke to reporters ( via The Associated Press ), "He's saving his ... Read More »

Klopp: Can you imagine Coutinho still in the team?

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In his absence, however, Liverpool have actually gone from strength to strength and will play in the Champions League final - where they face Barca's arch rivals Real Madrid - in Kiev, Ukraine on Saturday (7.45pm). Two of the best players in whole Premier League. "His change was very painful, because we lost his quality and special style of play", the German coach explained speaking to SPOX . Read More »

Cavaliers Kevin Love ruled out for Game 7 against Celtics

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The Celtics will need a big game from him as they look to advance to the Finals at home. Coach Tyronn Lue listened and kept James on the floor until the outcome was secured with 57 seconds remaining. Numerous turnovers were sloppy, careless passes. "If you were watching the game, I was getting doubled as soon as I caught the ball", Horford said postgame. Read More »

Chris Paul exits Game 5 with right hamstring injury

We've won all of those series. If he isn't, we have enough guys and it's time for somebody else to step up. MATCHUP TO WATCH : Klay Thompson vs. James Harden: With Paul out, Harden bears the full burden as the catalyst of Houston's offense. Read More »

Manchester United 'to offer Paul Pogba plus £70m for Cristiano Ronaldo'

The highly-rated 25-year-old is subject to discussions between Man United and Shakhtar, with the two clubs reportedly locked in advanced negotiations that could see the player make the move to Old Trafford this summer. "We will sell Fred to a good and strong club, do not doubt it", Akhmetov told the Great Football program on Ukraine's Football 1. told the Great Football program on Ukraine's Football 1. Read More »

Super-sub Bale earns Real third straight UCL crown

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So will Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius' two blunders to gift Madrid its other goals, scored by Karim Benzema and substitute Bale. "The best I could do was to come on and make an impact, and I did". The match had implications for the upcoming World Cup in Russian Federation, with Liverpool's Egyptian star forward Mohamed Salah leaving the game in tears with a shoulder injury just seven minutes before Real lost Spanish right-back Dani Carvajal to injury. Read More »

Real Madrid vs Liverpool Soccer Game

A win Saturday would see them victors three consecutive years, the first team to do so since Germany's Bayern Munich won the then-called European Cup final from 1974-76. After a unremarkable stint at Chelsea, Mohamed Salah is on the cusp of footballing legend, having trailblazed his way to the English Premier League's Golden Boot with 32 goals. Read More »

Capitals blank Lightning to force playoff showdown

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The rest of the Capitals joined him for a team photo after beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final , a victory that sent Washington to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years. Read More »

Champions League final: Liverpool legend Graeme Souness SLAMS ‘lucky’ Real Madrid

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Klopp agreed that his job in the build-up has mainly involved taking the pressure off his players, and that meant playing down suggestions that this was Salah's chance to break up Lionel Messi and Ronaldo's grip on the Ballon d'Or. "The most important thing is we as players have to enjoy every bit of this". However, Zinedine Zidane's men should not be underestimated as there is arguably no substitute for experience. Read More »

Lineker says Tottenham star Harry Kane is better than Gareth Bale

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But Wales manager Giggs insists the 28-year-old has the right mindset to make a decisive contribution from the bench - if that is the role given to him by Real manager Zinedine Zidane . "Gareth always had potential, but he's gone on to pass that potential, " Giggs said. "But he has some way to go". Just like Jurgen Klopp , the Frenchman outlined that the two sides are neck and neck going into the final duel. Read More »

Doug Baldwin says President Trump is an 'idiot'

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No, I don't think there is a way to satisfy everyone. Or, at the very least, amend it to protect players who choose to peacefully protest during the anthem. "They were getting exhausted of the lower attendance and public upset because of this". The protests started a couple of seasons ago after former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling in response to police brutality against African-Americans. Read More »

Madrid not feeling like favourites in final - Zidane

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Keep up to date with the Champions League final with our live blog on RTÉ Sport online and the News Now App. "I am pretty sure in the second before the game Real Madrid will be more confident than we are, but the game doesn't end in that second, it only starts", Klopp said. Read More »

Trump increases economic isolation of Venezuela after Maduro reelection

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Venezuela has not had a proper United States ambassador since July 2010, after the authorities in Caracas withdrew the agreement for the appointment of Larry L. -Venezuelan oil transactions and making it harder for Venezuelan officials to profit from selling off the country's assets. Mr Trump said in a statement: "We call for the Maduro regime to restore democracy , hold free and fair elections, release all political prisoners immediately and unconditionally, and end the repression and ... Read More »

Ronaldo on Salah: "I love him, he's like Messi"

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The pair enjoyed some classic battles during Manchester United and Chelsea games, with goal machine Ronaldo more often than not struggling to get much change out of Cole. "It's not about Salah or Ronaldo, it's about the clubs". But this is the era of the individual, at a time when Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have dominated the Ballon d'Or for a decade. Read More »

Boston Celtics: Winners and losers from Game 6

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In 2014, he had 45 points, 15 rebounds and five assists in Game 6 for Miami, which went on to win Game 7 and the National Basketball Association title. Nance took flight while guarded by the Celtics' Marcus Morris . "I tried to get him to bang his other knee so then we could have 24", Lue said . "It's win or go home", Stevens told reporters . Read More »

Klopp on choosing Liverpool over Man United

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And the England worldwide has explained how their thrilling journey this season has been driven by a strong sense of collectiveness among Jürgen Klopp's players. Just how important has that "great togetherness" been with Liverpool having lost just once in 12 Champions League games this term, scoring 40 times in the process? That feeling of unity around the club has not been restricted to within the dressing room, either, as players and supporters have shared several special moments ... Read More »

Pakistan end day 2 at 350/8, lead England by 166

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In addition to three county warm-up matches, Pakistan beat Test debutants Ireland in similarly overcast conditions in Dublin last week. Captain Sarfraz Ahmed said he would have bowled if he had won the toss and was vindicated by a pace-bowling unit that barely bowled a short delivery and moved the ball, particularly in the air, throughout the day. Read More »

Chris Paul Injury: Rockets Guard Ruled Out For Game 6 Against Warriors

The Houston Rockets are one win away from the NBA Finals. "We don't want to come and be pouting around", he said. "We're a group of champions", Green said. Houston made 13 of 43 3-pointers, led by four from Gordon. But ever resourceful, Harden and Paul each discovered a rich source of production following intermission - the free throw line for Harden and the 3-point line for Paul. Read More »

John Terry Wants Bizarre Clause Inserted Into His Next Aston Villa Contract

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Why not play against Chelsea? It is certainly true that Terry has been less than enthused by the prospect of playing against Chelsea in the past; he turned down offers from several Premier League clubs to join Villa last summer in part to avoid the possibility, while the profile picture on his official Instagram account is an image of him lifting the Premier League trophy at Stamford Bridge. Read More »